Thanksgiving on the Farm

Thanksgiving on the Farm

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Come see an 1863 Thanksgiving at the farm.

Enjoy 19th century holiday music in the parlor, take a horse drawn wagon ride through the fields, visit our Blacksmith Shoppe, stop by the open hearth outside for a sip of mulled cider, or try your hand at roasting popcorn over the coals. Meet Sarah Josepha Hale, the Newport, New Hampshire native, who is considered the inspiration behind the first nationally proclaimed day of Thanksgiving. We invite you and your family to meet Sarah Josepha Hale as she reads excerpts from her letter to Abraham Lincoln. Guides in period dress will be there to meet you upon your visit.

The table in the Victorian parlor will be set as it was in 1863, complete with such delectables as baked butternut squash with maple syrup and cinnamon glaze, oyster stuffing, homemade cornbread, ground cranberry orange sauce, mincemeat pie, squash pie, pumpkin pie, and more! Play parlor games in the parlor, visit a Civil War campsite, or talk to a returning member of New Hampshire’s own 12th New Hampshire Regiment based out of New Durham.

DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2022
TIME: 10:00 to 4:00


Admission

Adult: $10
Senior (65+): $7.50
Juvenile (4-17): $5
Family (2 adults + kids/grandkids): $25
Children under 4: FREE
Members and Active Military: FREE


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November 19, 2022 @ 10:00 AM to
November 19, 2022 @ 04:00 PM

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